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Getting Noticed: Social Networking for the Freelance Artists

Bobby Chiu of Imaginism Studios and concept character designer for Sony Pictures Animation recent release “Alice” discusses the techniques of “getting noticed” as an artist and making a name for yourself.  Listen how he shares how he used social media and other essentials to attract top character designing jobs as a freelance artist while living…

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WHAT IS YOUR POTENTIAL?

Here is something that I found inspiring, I think it is worth sharing, which Bobby Beck posted on his blog, a awhile back.  Enjoy. Thanks to Bobby for sharing this with us!   WHAT IS YOURPOTENTIAL? written by Bobby Beck  Today I wanted to take a moment to talk about life potential and “limiting beliefs.”…

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MEINDBENDER: THE PIRATE

The Pirate is a one minute promo for Cartoon Network. Created by Swedish Meindbender Animation Studio. I have to confess – at first I wasn’t totally sure if this was stop-motion, live-action blend, CG or what… … it turns out it is CG,… … in any case, it is really well done, and a lot…

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The Unofficial Truth about The Animation Industry

  It is almost that time of year, again,… when animation hopefuls will soon graduate from their various animation schools, and people are looking to apply for animation jobs, etc., etc.  Schooled in technique and process.  … Yet! … … for these individuals, and others, there are still MANY questions about the“animation industry” that have…

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Todor & Petru by CRCR

This is crazy-cool… … from French collective CRCR, the team of Gobelins students that introduced us to Jesus 2000, comes “Todor & Petru”  a mind-melting eclectic fusion of stop-motion and cartoonish 2D graphics. The project was completed over a 2-month summer stay at WIZZ design in Paris. Click the player below and enjoy the video:…

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Dogboarding!

LMAO! From: danieldaniel.us music: “Helena Beat” by Foster the People Click the player below and enjoy the video: No animals were harmed in the making of this video. Don’t harm animals, dummy.

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Disney/Dali’s Destino

This is just gorgeous.   Destino is an animated short film released in 2003 by The Walt Disney Company.  Destino is unique in that its production originally began in 1945, 58 years before its eventual completion.  The project was a collaboration between Walt Disney and Spanish painter Salvador Dalí.   The original version featured music…

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